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6 February 2015
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Female genital mutilation (FGM) violates the human rights and undermines the health and well-being of some three million girls each year. More than 130 million girls and women in the 29 countries in... Read more
29 January 2015
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The European Union (EU) Commissioner Mr. Christos Stylianides visited Jordan on 29th of January, where he visited the Zaatari refugee camp which currently hosts more than 80000 Syrian refugees. The... Read more
12 January 2015
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The Girls House, established by Ahlam Al-Moqbali, former Y-PEER Oman Focal Point In-Charge and an active Focal Point living in Buraimi; a bordering city of Oman to the UAE, was born out of the idea... Read more
4 December 2014
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The ceremony was held on 4th of December, 2014 at the Hotel Crown Plaza, Muscat, to present the achievements of the Birth Spacing programme since its inception in the early 90's and honour all... Read more
1 December 2014
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Over the past three years, the rate of new HIV infections has dropped by 13 per cent. Of the estimated 35 million people living with HIV in the world, over 13 million are now receiving treatment.... Read more
25 November 2014
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Together, we must continue to make our voices heard. No matter who you are or where you are, it is time to speak out, to break the silence and to take a stand. We can no longer allow one in three... Read more
10 November 2014
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The agenda included a formal and informal part, where the activities conducted by the Y-PEERs over the past years were presented and former and current Y-PEERs cross-learned over their experiences... Read more
19 October 2014
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The celebration was held in An-Naseem Public Park, Muscat, in the morning hours. The slogan of this year's celebration was "Strengthening Physical Activities for School Pupils, Adolescents and Youth... Read more
1 October 2014
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Population ageing is a triumph of development. Supporting the full participation of older persons brings tremendous benefits to all generations. The opportunities for further social and economic... Read more
29 September 2014
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During the ICPD, held in Cairo in 1994, 179 governments agreed on a 20-year Programme of Action that included a bold new vision of the relationships between population, development and individual... Read more

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